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Year 2020 / Volume 112 / Number 8

Editorial

What may GLP1 receptor agonists contribute to the treatment of patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease?

587-589

Francisco Javier Escalada San Martín,

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) poses a challenge to health services both in developed and developing countries, with a significant increase in incidence and prevalence that is related to the currently increased prevalence of obesity. Besides an acknowledged higher risk for advanced liver disease (cirrhosis, hepatocellular carcinoma), morbidity and mortality from cardiovascular disease both increase in people with NAFLD. As a matter of fact, NAFLD is a cardiovascular risk factor.

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The Spanish Journal of Gastroenterology is the official organ of the Sociedad Española de Patología Digestiva, the Sociedad Española de Endoscopia Digestiva and the Asociación Española de Ecografía Digestiva
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